Strategy & Criteria

MVC management seeks to align the Company with shareholder interests and has a long-term track record in investing in a variety of industries across the middle market.

MVC serves as the lead and co-investor for transactions, seeking to build shareholder value by making yielding, equity and other investments in middle-market companies across various industries. MVC utilizes the strong network of our professionals to generate proprietary deal flow to invest in businesses that have an opportunity to capitalize on favorable industry dynamics and market opportunities.

Current Investment Criteria include but is not limited to, one or more of the following:

  • Opportunities to revitalize and support management to redirect a company’s resources and strategy
  • Supportive management teams that can realign structural impediments
  • Businesses with secure market niches and predictable profit margins
  • Stable free cash flow
  • Presence or availability of highly qualified management teams
  • Sustainable competitive advantage and favorable industry dynamics
  • Underperforming companies relative to their potential due to structural impediments
  • Opportunities to revitalize and redirect a company’s resources and strategy
  • The line of products or services offered and their market potential

General Investment Financial Parameters:

  • Investment size ranging from $3mm to $25mm
  • Companies with revenues from $10mm to $150mm
  • Companies with EBITDA of $3mm to $25mm
    • Specialization in EBITDA between $2mm to $10mm
    • Focus on EBITDA margins of 10% or more

Preferred Industries for Investment (not limited to):

  • Consumer Products
  • Food / Food Service
  • Value-added Distribution
  • Industrial Manufacturing / Services
  • Financial Services / Insurance
  • Specialty Chemicals

General Transaction Types (not limited to):

  • Management Buyouts
  • Private Company Recapitalization
  • Control and Non-Control Equity Positions
  • Growth / Expansion Capital
  • Acquisition Financing
  • Going Private Transactions
  • Operational Turnarounds
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Leveraged Buildup